AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 6 - Weimar Constitution & into Versailles

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 6 - Weimar Constitution & into Versailles

Pupils begin by looking at an exam-style question for the first time, consolidating knowledge from the previous two lessons. Lesson then goes over the key points of the consitution of the Weimar Republic, further analysing strengths and weaknesses. Class are then asked to consider the viewpoints of the ‘Big Three’ before Versailles and complete a task looking at these in more depth. There is also some cartoon analysis (printable from PPT) Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lessons 4&5 - Ebert&Constitution

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lessons 4&5 - Ebert&Constitution

Lessons begin with a recap quiz, consolidating knowledge so far. Pupils then go on to look at what happened after the War in Germany, focussing on the problems faced by the new government and how Ebert approached these issues. Main part of the lessons cover the new consitution of the Republic and, where pupils look at both sides of the constitution and analyse strengths and weaknesses. There are two tasks here, I only usually use one of them depending on the make-up of the group. There is also a homework to consolidate. Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 3 - Timeline of Chaos

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 3 - Timeline of Chaos

Lesson picks up from looking at the impact of World War One on Germany in lesson 2. Main part of lesson is presented as information slides which takes the class through the key events leading to the removal of the Kaiser. These information slides can be printed from the ppt and presented as a lecture or as something more interactive (depending on if you have the time!) The second part introduces the idea of assessing the value of sources, using one of the sources in the textbook. I usually go through the skills needed when looking at value, leave the pupis to it and then recap as a group using the hints on the ppt. Lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 2 - Impact of WW1

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 2 - Impact of WW1

Lesson looking at the impact of WW1 on the popularity of the Kaiser and the political situation in Germany. Lesson begins with a recap on last lesson before introducing the negatives effects of World War One on Germany. Pupils have to consider how this will affect the position of the Kaiser and what the likely consequences will be. This is supported by a youtube video, linked within the PPt. Pupils then have to complete a task considering the 14 Points of Woodrow Wilson (can be printed from slide). Lesson finishes with task examining the main events of 1918 and their impact on Germany. Resources are printable from the PPT. Lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 Textbook.
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How did World War One Start?

How did World War One Start?

A Power Point lesson I made for my Yr3/4 class to start our topic of World War One. Contains some sounds (bomb exploding, a gun shot and a song sung by soldiers during WW1). It also contains some questions for the children to answer as well as the worksheet and assessment activity for the end of the lesson.
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Trailblazers: World War One's Inspirational Women PowerPoint

Trailblazers: World War One's Inspirational Women PowerPoint

One hundred years since women gained the right to vote we launched Trailblazers: World War One’s Inspirational Women – a nationwide project about inspirational women from the First World War and their impact on the societies around them. Trailblazers encourages young people to explore the incredible lives of women from the First World War, to discover Trailblazing women in your locality, and to develop as future Trailblazers. Teachers that would like to use this should email trailblazers@big-ideas.org to receive the free associated resource pack or to apply for small scale funding to cover costs of materials, speakers, or events. This PowerPoint can be used with the Trailblazers Lesson Plan and homework task as part of the Trailblazers project, to help students understand the historical context of women’s roles during World War One, to identify past and present trailblazers, and to practice public speaking skills. This connects to English and History curriculum for ages 11 - 16. For more information about Big Ideas projects go to www.big-ideas.org
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Trailblazers: World War One's Inspirational Women Homework Task

Trailblazers: World War One's Inspirational Women Homework Task

One hundred years since women gained the right to vote we launched Trailblazers: World War One’s Inspirational Women – a nationwide project about inspirational women from the First World War and their impact on the societies around them. Trailblazers encourages young people to explore the incredible lives of women from the First World War, to discover Trailblazing women in your locality, and to develop as future Trailblazers. Teachers that would like to use this should email trailblazers@big-ideas.org to receive the free associated resource pack, to take part in the Trailblazers exhibition, or to apply for small scale funding to cover costs of materials, speakers, or events. This homework task should be used in conjunction with the free lesson plan to help students understand the historical context of women’s roles during World War One, to identify past and present trailblazers, and to practice public speaking skills. This lesson plan connects to English and History curriculum for ages 11 - 16. For more information about Big Ideas projects go to www.big-ideas.org
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Trailblazers: World War One's Inspirational Women Lesson Plan Age 11-16

Trailblazers: World War One's Inspirational Women Lesson Plan Age 11-16

One hundred years since women gained the right to vote we launched Trailblazers: World War One’s Inspirational Women – a nationwide project about inspirational women from the First World War and their impact on the societies around them. Trailblazers encourages young people to explore the incredible lives of women from the First World War, to discover Trailblazing women in your locality, and to develop as future Trailblazers. Teachers that would like to use this lesson should email trailblazers@big-ideas.org to receive the free associated resource pack, to take part in the Trailblazers exhibition, or to apply for small scale funding to cover costs of materials, speakers, or events. This lesson can be used as part of the Trailblazers project, to help students understand the historical context of women’s roles during World War One, to identify past and present trailblazers, and to practice public speaking skills. This lesson plan connects to English and History curriculum for ages 11 - 16. For more information about Big Ideas projects go to www.big-ideas.org
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War Horse – Michael Morpurgo  Reading Comprehension (Ch1-11) 122 VIPERs / SATs style questions

War Horse – Michael Morpurgo Reading Comprehension (Ch1-11) 122 VIPERs / SATs style questions

War Horse – Michael Morpurgo (2017 edition publication) Part 1 (Ch1-11) Reading Comprehension Questions Vipers KS2 KS3 Reading comprehension questions following the ‘VIPERS’ format (Vocabulary, Inference, Prediction, Explanation, Retrieval, Summarise) ideal for SATs preparation, whole class KS2 reading sessions as well as KS3 English lessons. Full set of VIPERS questions for each chapter with 122 questions in all with accompanying answers! Also fantastic for history lessons or as part of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1.
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Armistice helpsheet - secondary

Armistice helpsheet - secondary

An information sheet for secondary teachers about the events leading up to the signing of the Armistice on 11th November 1918 and what happened to ensure peace continued after the end of World War I.
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Armistice helpsheet - primary

Armistice helpsheet - primary

An information sheet for primary teachers about the events leading up to the signing of the Armistice on 11th November 1918 and what happened to ensure peace continued after the end of World War I.
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Armistice assembly - secondary

Armistice assembly - secondary

An assembly for primary schools to help pupils understand what led up to the signing of the Armistice which ended World War I. Includes a plan and presentation for the assembly as well as a helpsheet for teachers with key information about the Armistice.
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Armistice assembly - primary

Armistice assembly - primary

An assembly for primary schools to help pupils understand what led up to the signing of the Armistice which ended World War I. Includes a plan for the assembly, timeline cards highlighting key events in 1918 and 1919 and a helpsheet for teachers with key information about the Armistice.
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The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level C - KS2

The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Information Book - Reading Level C and Comprehension Questions This is an interactive comprehension book about the World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. A comprehension question is included on each page to assess pupils’ understanding of the topic. This is a great resource for whole-class or independent reading as a way to introduce the topic and spark discussion.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level B This resource contains text and images covering keys periods of World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level D - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level D - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level D This resource contains text and images covering keys periods for the World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level D, a challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level C - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level C This resource contains text and images covering keys periods of World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2

The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Information Book - Reading Level B and Comprehension Questions This is an interactive comprehension book about World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. A comprehension question is included on each page to assess pupils’ understanding of the topic. This is a great resource for whole-class or independent reading as a way to introduce the topic and spark discussion.
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The World Wars Comprehension Book - Reading Level C  - KS2

The World Wars Comprehension Book - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Comprehension Book This is an interactive comprehension book about World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource also comes with a quiz of multiple-choice comprehension questions to assess pupils’ understanding. This is a great resource to use with the whole class or for independent reading.
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Evacuees Poetry Task Activity - KS2

Evacuees Poetry Task Activity - KS2

KS2 History - Evacuees Poetry Task Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a poetry task. Led by an information text on evacuation in World War Two, pupils are tasked with writing a poem in the first-person in the character of a child waiting at the station on their way to their temporary rural home. There are a range of question prompts to help pupils structure and develop their poem. This is a great activity to encourage pupils to engage with the topic on a deeper level, as a well as practise their creative writing skills.
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Women in the World Wars Poster Activity - KS2

Women in the World Wars Poster Activity - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Women in Wartime Poster Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a poster activity about recruitment of women to the Women’s Land Army and into factory work during World War One and World War Two. Pupils are tasked with designing a poster to recruit women to either join the Land Army or a munition factory. Supporting information is provided, and further information and image packs are available in Tes elements. This is a great activity for pupils to complete in groups or independently. It is useful for engaging pupils in discussion and deeper thinking about the topic.
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Women in the World Wars Discussion and Research Activity - KS2

Women in the World Wars Discussion and Research Activity - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Research Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a research task. Using wartime recruitment posters as stimulus, pupils research a variety of women’s roles during World War One and World War Two, including forces jobs, nursing and factory work. There are a range of question prompts to guide pupils’ research and to help them organise their notes. Pupils can then present a summary of their research to the class or write an information sheet. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Women in the World Wars Poster Library - KS2

Women in the World Wars Poster Library - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Women in Wartime Poster Library This resource has a series of posters regarding recruitment of women during World War One and World War Two. These can be used to support classroom activities, for pupils to use in presentations or information sheets, or can be used as part of a class display about World War One and World War Two.
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The World Wars Glossary - KS2

The World Wars Glossary - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Wartime Glossary This document contains a glossary of terms that pupils may not know related to World War One and World War Two. These sheets are useful to support pupils during writing or research tasks, or to be printed out for display.
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Types of War Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

Types of War Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Types of War Presentation Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a presentation activity about the different types of wars including: civil wars, revolutions, insurgencies, annexations, colonialisation, border wars and global wars. In groups, pupils are given information and image(s), and are tasked with summarising the information and presenting it to the rest of the class. There are information texts and image packs available in Tes elements to support this activity. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Interactive Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

Interactive Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Interactive Writing Template This is an interactive template for writing about World War One and World War Two, which is ideal for producing a piece of informative text. The interactive has various page layouts, plus preloaded images to illustrate the pages. These different page layout options allow for differentiation, as higher-ability students can extend their work. This resource is a great activity for pupils to practise their writing, as well as conducting further research on the topic.
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Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Writing Template This worksheet consists a series of images covering key moments of the World War One and World War Two. The resource contains space for pupils to write about these moments in their own words. There is an additional box at the end for students to reflect on the experience within their own communities.
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Types of War Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

Types of War Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Types of War Information Sheets The sheets in this resource detail different types of wars including: civil wars, revolutions, insurgencies, annexations, colonialisation, border wars and global wars. You can use the sheets to support your own knowledge or use as the basis for comprehension activities.
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Examples of War Research Activity - The World Wars KS2

Examples of War Research Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Research Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a research task. In groups, pupils research and summarise information about a war, such as the War of the Roses, the American Civil War, The Anschluss or The Crusades. There are a range of question prompts to guide pupils’ research and help them to organise their notes. Pupils can then present a summary of their research to the class or write an information sheet. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Remembrance Day Assembly - KS2

Remembrance Day Assembly - KS2

KS2 History - Remembrance Day Assembly A complete presentation for a primary assembly about Remembrance Sunday, with a sensitive script and accompanying images for a slide show.
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A Soldier's Life Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Information Sheets The six sheets in this resource explore the life of young soldiers in World War One. You can use these sheets to support your own knowledge or use as the basis for comprehension activities. There is a supported version with question prompts to help pupils summarise the information, as well as a version without questions for higher-ability students… Additionally, the first 3 pages are slightly shorter and describe simpler concepts, if you require further differentiation.
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A Soldier's Life Image Library - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Image Library - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Image Library This resource has a series of large images about life as a soldier during the war. These can be used to support classroom activities, for pupils to use in presentations or information sheets, or can be used as part of a class display about World War One.
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A Soldier's Life Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Presentation Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a presentation activity about life as a soldier during World War One. In groups, pupils are given information and image(s), and are tasked with summarising the information and presenting it to the rest of the class. A template for making prompt cards is also included, so pupils can write down their key points. There are information texts and image packs available in Tes elements to support this activity. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Examples of War Comprehension Activity - The World Wars KS2

Examples of War Comprehension Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Comprehension Activity This resource contains information sheets that detail three different wars: The French Revolution, The American Annexation of Hawaii and The Napoleonic Wars. Each information sheet has a set of comprehension questions to follow with suggested marks for each questions, covering retrieval of fact, summarising information, deduction and inference. This worksheet works well as an in-class comprehension activity to engage pupils with historical events, as well as an effective homework task.
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Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level C) - The World Wars KS2

Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level C) - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet This resource contains text exploring World War One and World War Two with colourful illustrations, supported by a series of comprehension questions. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This is a great resource for assessing pupils’ understanding of the topic.
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Armistice - secondary lesson plan

Armistice - secondary lesson plan

A lesson plan and accompanying resources which can be used with secondary pupils to explore the Armistice which brought World War I to an end. The activities will help to develop their understanding of the events leading up to, on and after the signing of the Armistice on 11th November 1918 and the public reaction to this. Also includes a helpsheet for teachers which contains relevant information linked to the Armistice and subsequent Treaty of Versailles.
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Armistice resources - primary

Armistice resources - primary

A set of resources for primary school teachers which can be used to develop pupils understanding of the Armistice which resulted in the end of World War I. It includes a series of lesson plans which will help primary pupils understand the events leading up to, on and after the signing of the Armistice on 11th November 1918, the events which take place on Armistice Day today and the emotions experienced by people following the news of the Armistice in 1918. There is also a helpsheet for teachers which outlines the key information needed to teach the series of lessons. Ideal for schools looking for ideas for activities in the lead up to Remembrance Day.
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Weimar and Nazi Germany Timeline and Lesson (Edexcel 9-1)

Weimar and Nazi Germany Timeline and Lesson (Edexcel 9-1)

Timeline with sections for pupils to create - worksheet to support. Fully differentiated lesson to go alongside the timeline. Starter: structure of Paper three task one: overview video Task two: timeline - defining key words, describing key events and extension task Whiteboard AFL Task Three source work - why vote for hitler? challenge: making links to key events on the timeline Task designed as an introductory lesson to paper three to give pupils an overview of the topic so assumes no prior knowledge but could also be used as a revision task.
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The Paris Peace Conference, Asia and the Middle East Study Notes

The Paris Peace Conference, Asia and the Middle East Study Notes

These notes detail how Asia and the Middle East were treated at the Paris Peace Conference 1919. They cover: The creation of Palestine, Transjordan, Mesopotamia and Syria The exploitation of China by Japan Anglo French Imperial goals in Asia and the Middle East The resource comes with essay based questions at the end
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